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Keerai masiyal

greens mashed

Recipe by sneha of Abu Dhabi, AE

a very traditionally made greens and originally done in earthen dishes to acquire real taste....the blend of garlic and shallots goes well with will also love it's taste.

Ingredients vegetarian 2 servings

    • 2 bunches of amaranthus
    • 10 pods of garlic
    • 3-4 green chillies
    • 10 shallots
    • tamarind(size of half lemon)
    • 2 tomatoes
    • 1/2 tsp turmeric
    • salt to taste
    • a pinch of hing

    for seasoning

    • 1 tsp mustard seeds
    • 1 tsp jeera
    • 1 tsp methi seeds
    • 2-3 whole red chillies


    1. Heat the kadai and add all the above mentioned ingredients and allow to cook on medium flame.
    2. Do not cover the kadai as this will change the colour of your greens.
    3. Cook till all the moisture is out and it will start cooking in it's own water.
    4. Add salt to taste and when the greens are fully cooked making the garlic and shallots soft,turn off
    5. Mash this with a wooden ladle till it is blended well.
    6. Season with the mentioned ingredients.


    jean chaurasia

    Tried this recipe today without making any changes. The results were good. Thanks.

    jean chaurasia

    Thanks I've been looking for this recipe.

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